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other / (sth or sb) else / the rest
actually / in fact / really
among / in / included among these
especially / particularly
next / secondly
the rest / the others / remaining / remainder / apart from them
rather than... / 與其|与其 A 不如 B (rather than A, better to B)
(idiom) baffling / inexplicable
other / the others / else / other than it / in addition to the thing mentioned above
  *其* | 其* | *其
his / her / its / their / that / such / it (refers to sth preceding it)
(conjunction linking two nouns) and its ... / and their ... / and his ... / and her ...
especially / most of all / above all / in particular
Turkish (language)
next / later / after that
in between / within that interval / in the meantime
not just in name only, but also in reality (idiom) / aptly named / worthy of the name
secondly / the other (usu. of two) / the second
to arise abruptly / to arrive suddenly / happening suddenly
one of the given (options etc) / the first / firstly
to let nature take its course (idiom)
its place / one's appointed place / the place for that
khaki (loanword)
(idiom) to experience it for oneself / to actually *be* there (as opposed to reading about it etc)
(of relations) joyous and harmonious
included / within that
to produce the opposite of the desired result
lit. their number cannot be counted (idiom); fig. countless / innumerable
(literary) (similar to 多麼|多么, used before an adjective in exclamations) how (fortunate etc) / so (many etc)
a tiny bit / very little / next to nothing (idiom)
to follow closely behind sb or sth (idiom)
as if nothing had happened (idiom); calmly / nonchalantly
to satisfy rival demands (idiom) / to get the best of both worlds / to have it both ways / to have one's cake and eat it too
(confirm to be) true / authentic
boundless joy
one's own (respective) / proprietary
just as expected / told you so
to do sth when least expected (idiom); to catch sb off guard
at most / at best
a Turk / Turkish person
there is a reason for it / (of sth) not incidental
to adapt to sb's taste / to fit sb's fancy
to settle for second best / the next best thing
each in the correct place / each is provided for
to bear the brunt
lit. to eat off one's own strength (idiom) / fig. to stand on one's own feet / to earn one's own living
to take pleasure in sth (idiom)
to look favorably on sth / would be glad see it happen
to be pestered beyond endurance
to exaggerate / to overstate the facts
not to mind taking all the trouble (idiom) / to take great pains / to be very patient
thirdly / the third
Republic of Macedonia (former Yugoslav republic)
serious about the matter
to use an opponent's own methods to obtain retribution (idiom, from Song dynasty neo-Confucianist Zhu Xi 朱熹); to get revenge by playing sb back at his own game / to give sb a taste of his own medicine
to make a story or theory consistent / to give a plausible explanation / to plug the holes in one's story
to tackle a difficult job (idiom) / to do sth reluctantly
to use sth to the full / to make the best use of everything
looks impressive but is worthless (idiom) / not as good as it looks / a reputation with no substance
(idiom) appropriate / apt / just right
variant of 莫名其妙
to take the best / to absorb the essence
to find amusement in one's own way / to enjoy oneself quietly
to look favorably on sth / would be glad to see it happen
employ one's talent to the fullest / everyone gives of their best
rampant / very popular
gilded exterior, shabby and ruined on the inside (idiom)
(idiom) nothing special to look at / unprepossessing
to act as one thinks fit / to have one's own way
besides / in addition / apart from that
to do the very opposite / to act in a diametrically opposite way
cannot escape censure (idiom) / has to bear the blame
to talk big / to sound off / bombastic / grandiloquent
many superficial changes but no departure from the original stand (idiom); plus ça change, plus ça reste la mème chose
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
to let things take their course (idiom) / to leave it to nature / laissez-faire
to just happen to coincide with the occasion (idiom) / to be present just at the right time
to speak evasively (idiom); beating about the bush
committing all manner of crimes / completely unscrupulous
lit. treasuring a jade ring becomes a crime (idiom); to get into trouble on account of a cherished item / fig. A person's talent will arouse the envy of others.
to keep going resolutely despite knowing the task is impossible (idiom)
To do a good job, an artisan needs the best tools (idiom). Good tools are prerequisite to the successful execution of a job
each one does what he thinks is right (idiom) / each goes his own way
to call by the glorified name of (idiom)
to eat one's own fruit (idiom); fig. suffering the consequences of one's own action / to reap what one has sown
exactly what one would wish / to find one's niche
to catch an enemy off guard with a surprise attack (idiom, from Sunzi's "The Art of War" 孫子兵法|孙子兵法)
don't meddle in affairs that are not part of your position (Confucius)
I'd like to hear the details
to remove the dross / to discard the dregs
to be unable to get in / to fail to find a proper approach to handling sth
take the cream, discard the dross (political and educational slogan) / keep what is good, discard the rest / You need to be selective when studying. / In modernizing the country, don't accept uncritically all foreign ideas.
to raise and lower one's hand (idiom); to signal as conspiratorial hint / fig. conspiring to defraud
to exaggerate
to reap where one has not sown (idiom)
the writing style mirrors the writer (idiom)
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